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Fantastic Beasts

This week’s recommendations- “Fantastic Beasts:”

Senior: The World of Polar Bears; The Great Big Book of Snakes & Reptiles; The Dragon Book; East; Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

Middle: Icefire; Knowledge Encyclopedia: Dinosaur; Gorillas; How to Train Your Dragon; The Magician’s Elephant; Usborne World of Animals

Junior: The Silver Pony; Big Swamp Beasts; Dragon Slayers’ Academy; The Unicorn’s Secret: Beyond the Sunset; Big Cats; Dangerous Animals

November 30th, 2018|

Books with intriguing first lines…

This week’s recommendations- “Books with intriguing first lines:”

Senior: A Tale of Two Cities; A Hundred Years of Solitude; The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn; Paradise; Fahrenheit 451; The Book Thief

Middle: A Wrinkle in Time; The Graveyard Book; The Voyage of the Dawn Treader; Northern Lights; The Outsiders; Holes

Junior: Peter Pan; The Worst Witch; Kaspar-Prince of Cats; Princess Sonora and the Long Sleep; The Tale of Despereaux; Beowulf

November 23rd, 2018|

Classics: How many have you read?

This week’s recommendations- “Classics: How many have you read?”

Senior: Brave New World; The Idiot; The Count of Monte Cristo; The Old Man and the Sea; One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich; Pride and Prejudice

Middle: Treasure Island; Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland; Frankenstein; The Secret Garden; A Study in Scarlet and other Sherlock Holmes Adventures; The Hound of the Baskervilles

Junior: Pippi Longstocking; Black Beauty; The BFG; Gulliver; Little House in the Big Woods; The Three Musketeers

November 16th, 2018|

Vevey English Library Open Day

The English Library in Vevey is hosting an Open Day and Usborne book sale on Friday, 7 December 2018 from 9.30-11.30. All are welcome!

November 15th, 2018|

Once Upon a Crime…

This week’s recommendations- “Once Upon a Crime”:

Senior: Murder on the Orient Express; The Lovely Bones; Black Ice (Young Sherlock Holmes); Innocent; Perfume; Murder Most Unladylike

Middle: The Maze of Bones (The 39 Clues); Room 13; Missing Abby; The Name of this Book is Secret; The Case of the Deadly Desperados; Tell Me No Lies

Junior: The Chocolate Chase; The Mystery of the Burnt Cottage; Daisy and the Trouble with Burglars; Case of the Missing Snowman; Secrets; Dogman Unleashed

November 9th, 2018|

Thanks, PLG!

The PLG has generously funded 20 sets of headphones for the library! Students are already enjoying listening to audio books and learning videos during library visits. Thanks, PLG- we love them!

November 3rd, 2018|

Math is Everywhere

This week’s recommendations- Math is Everywhere:

Senior: Fermatt’s Last Theorem; Relativity; I am Number Four; A Mathematician’s Apology; The Music of the Primes; The Number Mysteries

Middle: Murderous Maths; The Maths Handbook; I’m Good at ICT: What Job Can I Get?; Riotous Robots; The Story of Inventions; School Hasn’t This Gone on Long Enough?

Junior: Mathmagicians; Codes and Codebreaking; Fly a Jumbo Jet; Think of a Number; The Science of Computers; This Strange Quantum World and You

November 3rd, 2018|

“Witch” Book?

This week’s recommendations- “Witch” Book?:

Senior: Witchfinder: The Last Nightfall; Haunted; Fablehaven; Prom Nights From Hell; I Love You to Death; Pride and Prejudice and Zombies

Middle: The Robe of Skulls; Evil House; Coraline; Jinx and the Wizard’s Apprentice; The Complete Horowitz Horror; Darkside

Junior: The Worst Witch; The Witches; Goth Girl and the Fête Worse Than Death; Winnie’s Big Catch; Witch: A Different Path; Scream Street: Blood of the Witch

October 26th, 2018|

Recommended Graphic Novels

This week’s recommendations- Graphic Novels:

Senior: Runaways; Persepolis; Ethel & Ernest; Username: Evie; Maus; The Amazing Book is Not on Fire

Middle: The Arrival; Bone; Artemis Fowl; Brave; The Baby-sitters Club; Percy Jackson and the Titan’s Curse

Junior: Countdown to destruction; Dog Man Unleashed; Knights of the Lunch Table; Cleopatra in Space; Bird & Squirrel; Fort Solitude

October 12th, 2018|

Scholastic Book Fair

St. George’s Autumn 2018 Scholastic Book Fair is up and running! Go to http://eu-schools.scholastic.co.uk/st-georges-1815. Browse, order, and pay for books online by 30 October 2018. Orders will be delivered to school. (Prices are in British Pounds Sterling £.)

For every £1 you spend on this month’s Book Club, our school will earn 20p in Scholastic Rewards.

October 6th, 2018|

Teacher Picks

This week’s recommendations- teacher picks:

Senior: A Tree Grows in Brooklyn; The Waves; I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings; Brisingr; Jane Eyre; How Many Socks Make a Pair?

Middle: The Hundred-Year-Old Man; The Book Thief; The Secret Garden; Ann of Green Gables; Wonder; The Way of the Sword

Junior: First Term Malory Towers; The Wind in the Willows; Charlotte’s Web; The Story of Tracy Beaker; The Secret Garden; Stuart Little

October 5th, 2018|

Kindles for E-reading!

St. George’s school library has acquired 20 Kindle Fire tablets for use with the Epic children’s digital library app! The app is suitable for students up to age 12, and includes thousands of fiction and nonfiction e-books, audio e-books, read-to-me e-books, and educational videos. French, Chinese, and Spanish language materials are also available.

October 1st, 2018|